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+ Acute traumatic injuries in rural populations
Author:
Peek-Asa C / Zwerling C / Stallones L
Date:
2004
Publication:
American Journal of Public Health
Topics:
Accidents/Unintentional, Public Health, U.S./National, Urban/Rural
Keywords:
Mortality, rural, unintentional injury, urban
The authors assess the factors that contribute to differences in rates and patterns of injury among rural and urban populations, using 2001 data from federal agencies. The unintentional injury mortality... read more >
+ The Baltimore Youth Ammunition Initiative: A Model Application of Local Public Health Authority in Preventing Gun Violence
Author:
Lewin, Nancy L. / Vernick, Jon S. / Beilenson, Peter L. / Mair, Julie S. / Lindamood, Melisa M. / Teret, Stephen P. / Webster, Daniel W.
Date:
2005
Publication:
American Journal of Public Health
Link to Published Abstract
Topics:
Age Group, Legislation and Policy, Local, Public Health, Supply
Keywords:
AMMUNITION, BALTIMORE, Maryland, PUBLIC health, YOUTH & violence
In 2002, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Baltimore Police Department, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research launched the Youth Ammunition Initiative, a program designed to... read more >
+ Suicide and friendships among American adolescents
Author:
Bearman PS / Moody J
Date:
2004
Publication:
American Journal of Public Health
Topics:
Age Group, Public Health, Students, Suicide
Keywords:
Suicide Attempt, suicidal ideation, suicidility
The authors examined the association between friendship and suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among male and female adolescents, using data on 13465 adolescents from the 1994-1996 National Longitudinal... read more >
+ Changing times
Author:
Ajdacic-Gross, Vladeta / Killias, Martin / Hepp, Urs / Gadola, Erika / Bopp, Matthias / Lauber, Christoph / Schnyder, Ulrich / Gutzwiller, Felix / Rössler, Wulf
Date:
2006
Publication:
American Journal of Public Health
Link to Published Abstract
Topics:
International, Ownership, Public Health, Suicide
Keywords:
cross cultural differences, firearm availability, firearm laws, firearm suicides, suicide preventions
The authors investigated firearms suicides in 13 Western countries since the 1980s. Statistical analysis of longitudinal data (data over time) confirmed that the proportion of firearm suicides was correlated... read more >
 

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